Dr Andrea Ballatore

BSc, MSc, PhD, FRGS, FHEA • He/his/him

Lecturer (~Assistant Professor) in Geographic Data Science

Department of Geography, Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London

I am a geographic data scientist conducting research on:

  • Spatial analysis, GIS
  • Crowdsourcing, volunteered geographic information, social media analytics
  • Internet geography, digital humanities
  • Natural language processing, semantic similarity
  • Ontology engineering, Semantic Web, Linked Data

I support PhD and postdoctoral funding applications, as well as dissertations in any of these themes. See my short CV and videos. I also have a research blog (Data Science In Place).


My work appeared in Slate, The Independent, Motherboard/VICE, Quartz, and The Conversation.

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